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6 months on, live-in partner, son held for killing, chopping body of man

During interrogation, the accused woman said the deceased was having an evil eye on her divorced daughter as well as daughter-in-law and even tried to molest/rape her. This triggered a rage and she along with her son Deepak hatched the conspiracy to eliminate him.

Statesman News Service | New Delhi |

Six months after the recovery of chopped parts of human body from Ram Leela Ground in Pandav Nagar of Delhi, Crime Branch of the Delhi Police succeeded in solving the blind murder case by arresting a mother-son duo.

The accused have been identified as Poonam Devi (48) and Deepak (25), both residents of Kalyanpuri, Delhi, who murdered one, Anjan Das, about six months ago.

During inquiry, it was found that the accused, Poonam, was living with the deceased Anjan Das since 2011. During the intervening time, she came to know that the deceased was having an evil eye on her divorced daughter and daughter-in-law. It is being claimed that the deceased even tried to rape her daughter-in-law, which triggered the anger and both the woman and her son killed him.

Special Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Singh Yadav said the information about some human body remains lying at Ram Leela Ground was received on June 5 this year at Pandav Nagar Police Station.

Immediately, a police team reached the spot where they found the lower part of human legs in a decomposed state wrapped in plastic bags at the ground. The crime and forensics teams inspected the spot after which a search for the other body parts was started in and around Ram Leela Ground.

After initial investigation, a case of murder was registered at Pandav Nagar Police Station and investigation taken up.